William C. Bunce Travel Award

This award was established in honor of William C. Bunce, who served as the Director of the Kohler Art Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1966 to 1999. The award supports a Midstates chapter member’s professional development by providing supplemental funding to attend the ARLIS/NA annual conference or a related professional development experience. Only ARLIS/NA-Midstates Chapter members are eligible. Information about becoming a member of ARLIS/NA and the regional chapter is available at the ARLIS/NA website and at the Membership Tab of this website.

2023 William C. Bunce ARLIS/NA-Midstates Travel Award

The ARLIS/NA Midstates Chapter Awards Committee is pleased to announce that Edith Mendez is the recipient of the 2023 William C. Bunce Travel Award, which supports travel to the ARLIS/NA Annual Conference. Edith is a current MLIS student at Dominican University and a Library Makerspace Coordinator and Teacher. Congratulations to Edith!

Thanks to Mackenzie Salisbury, Sarah Carter, and Awards Committee Chair Becca Pad for their work on the awards committee.

Information about applying for the 2023 award will be posted this fall.

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to the William C. Bunce Award

Recipients of the William C. Bunce/SEI ARLIS/NA-Midstates Travel Award:

  • 2022 Becca Pad
  • 2021 (no award granted)
  • 2020 Carol Ng-He
  • 2019 Mackenzie Salisbury
  • 2018 Alyssa Vincent
  • 2017 Andrew Wang
  • 2016 Kendra Werst
  • 2015 Janelle Rebel
  • 2014 Amanda Meeks
  • 2013 Viveca Pattison Robichaud
  • 2012 Monica Lowe (SEI)
  • 2011 Amy Trendler
  • 2010 Jamie Lausch
  • 2009 Nicole Beatty
  • 2008 Meredith Kahn
  • 2007 Tom Hartmann
  • 2006 Sarah Carter
  • 2005 (no award granted)
  • 2004 Kathleen Lonbom